A Mom Says Thank You

How can a little 16-month-old baby be diagnosed with a life-threatening cancer? We are sorry to say, we hear this news almost every month of the year. We are so thankful to be able to share Liam's success story with you. Liam was diagnosed in July of 2017 with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cancer, barely 4 months after he celebrated his first birthday. Liam is still on treatment which has made him very immunocompromised and requires close supervision for infection and sepsis - all of which he endured over these past four years. He is scheduled to finish active treatment at the end of October and despite so many setbacks and challenges, has overcome and continues to rally on his road to

"Built Strong To Crush Cancer"

We first met the Modestin Family in the summer of 2009. Their two year old son, Nicholas, was diagnosed with high risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia – known in the world of cancer as ALL – in September of 2008. He immediately began an aggressive protocol of chemotherapy. Early in his treatment Nicholas suffered a mild stroke which left him with severe weakness in his legs and also in his hands. During the next treatment, doctors discovered an adrenal mass in Nicholas’ left side which had to be surgically removed immediately. Despite all these setbacks, chemo continued, and Nicholas underwent a successful bone marrow transplant. His active cancer treatment took about 3 ½ years and he did achie

A Recovery Story

The Lochner Family recently shared with us their journey through their first year as a 'Cancer Family.' Their son, Alden, has had an uphill battle with his illness, but there is light at the end of the tunnel! “Our story begins on September 6th, 2019, the night before Alden was meant to start kindergarten. He had been complaining about belly pain the day before, we thought it was a virus or appendicitis or new school butterflies, but that night it got so bad we took Alden to the ER. After many tests, they found a tumor the size of a soft ball in his intestines called Neuroblastoma. He was admitted to Hassenfeld Children’s at NYU Langone immediately, where we quickly found ourselves in a whir

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